A series of exhibitions in the themes of "Bamboo", "Happiness" and "Great Era", complemented with the collections from the Palace Museum and museums in Hong Kong, is held at major shopping malls. Each roving exhibition has a different topic to remain unique while coherent to the themes.
The first exhibition series is related to bamboo - a seemingly ordinary plant, allowing members of the public to understand Chinese culture and its ties with their daily lives.
Ring in the New Year with Bamboo@D．PARK and Workshop
Bamboo is Exquisite@Amoy Plaza
Bamboo was widely used in the exquisite settings of the homes of rulers and the literati in ancient China.
Period: 2016.11.15 - 2016.11.28 (11am to 10pm) Venue: 1/F Exhibition Area, Phase 1, Amoy Plaza
"Bamboo is Exquisite" is held at Amoy Plaza, attracting lots of visitors on-site.
The kids are interested in the display of the ancient beauty.
Visiting the exhibition is a good exercise for parent-child interaction.
Ring in the New Year with Bamboo@D．PARK
The exhibition displays a map showing the distribution of bamboo around the globe, places named after bamboo in Hong Kong, as well as the ink bamboo paintings at the Palace Museum. "Bamboo Crafts of the Royals" section illustrates how the Royals utilised bamboo patterns and crafts for furniture and architectural decorations, while the "Characters with the Bamboo Radical" section introduces bamboo-related Chinese words and phrases. A festive riddle game is included under the same topic.
Two workshops on "Bamboo is Exquisite" are held at the venue. For details, please click here.
Riding on "Bamboo" to introduce the Chinese culture together with the Lunar New Year element, a stronger festive touch is built on-site.
"Ring in the New Year with Bamboo" exhibition has five sections, including interactive paper printing games.
Paper printing game provides four designs of bamboo-correlated blessings. Get ready?
The Delectable Bamboo@Citywalk2
No matter royal delicacies or Chinese folk culture, bamboo plays a key role from ancient China till now. The exhibition shows the great variety of the use of bamboo, from cold dishes to main courses, from sauces to beverages. Visitors could discover the wisdom on utilising bamboo in the culinary practice of ancient Chinese, as well as the broad and profound Chinese food culture and eating habits.
The "Bamboo is Exquisite" workshop is held at the venue. For details, please click here.
The Delectable Bamboo exhibition features bamboo-related dishes and tableware.
Bamboo has not only a great variety of the use in culinary practice but is also delectable.
Adults and kids both find the bamboo printing game intriguing.
The second theme of the roving exhibition is "Happiness", introducing to the public about people's pursuit of happiness through blessed objects and rituals in ancient China.
Pavilion of Happiness@China Hong Kong City
The exhibition introduces elaborate rituals of the grand weddings and related ornaments, dowry objects, wedding ritual objects, etc. Remember to take a picture at the photo-taking spot "Two Hearts Entwined Forever", featuring the newly married emperor and empress.
Date: 2017.03.07–2017.03.20(10 am to 10 pm) Venue: Central Atrium, Upper Ground Floor, China Hong Kong City
From a bridal sedan to a royal bowl, the marks of people's pursuit and appreciation of happiness are evident throughout history.
Various keepsakes used by commoners for expressing a solemn pledge of love in a subtle and romantic manner.
The bowl features a video introducing the Chinese traditional decoration, symbolizing everyone can be satiated with happiness.
Cha Cha Cha@Times Square
The Chinese have been drinking tea for millennia. Different tea drinking rituals have evolved in different eras. The exhibition showcases the fascinating story of Chinese tea culture and the process of tea production.
Date: 2017.05.01 – 2017.05.14 (10am to 10pm) Venue: Covered Piazza, Times Square, Causeway Bay
The 11 steps of black tea production are depicted in details.
Illustrations showing tea ware from the collections of the Palace Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of Art are displayed.
Children are indulged with the animated clips in the bowl-shaped module.
The last series of roving exhibition showcases the bustling cities and immense prosperity of the golden age in ancient China.
A Walk Down Two Memory Lanes@ifc
The exhibition takes visitors on a journey from places like those shown in the painting "Along the River During the Qingming Festival" to Hollywood Road, as well as revealing the fascinating stories behind them.
Date: 2017.04.07 – 2017.04.13 (10am to 10pm) Venue: Main Concourse, Podium Level 1, One International Finance Centre, Central
The exhibition takes visitors to two bustling places: Kaifeng City, the capital of the Northern Song dynasty as and Hollywood Road in early Hong Kong.
Take a look on "Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival", no queue!
Visitors are examining the details of Kaifeng City as depicted on the 16-metre-long exhibition panel.
An Imperial Life Inside Out@ Windsor House
While home office is popular nowadays, it is also the favourite of Qing emperors. Located beside the Qianqing Palace in the Forbidden City, the Hall of Mental Cultivation was the imperial residence of eight Qing dynasty emperors, from Emperor Yongzheng to Emperor Xuantong. In addition to containing living quarters, the Hall of Mental Cultivation was also the place where the emperors held audiences with mandarins, handled state affairs and studied.
Date: 2017.06.02 – 2017.06.15 (11am to 10pm) Venue: G/F Atrium, Windsor House, Causeway Bay
Focusing on the Hall of Mental Cultivation in the Forbidden City, the exhibition gives visitors a closer look at the history of the Qing dynasty.
The exhibition displays the detailed structure and function of the Hall of Mental Cultivation, including the Chamber of Accompanying Peace on the east side to the Studio of Tirelessness on the west.
By showing old photos of Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, visitors can have a look on early development of Hong Kong.
What a Great Era@The ONE
Through the illustrations connected with the 60th birthday celebration activities of Empress Dowager Chongqing, the exhibition reveals the prosperity of the Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty.
Date: 2017.06.27 – 2017.07.09 (11am to 10pm) Venue: UG2 Atrium, The ONE, Tsim Sha Tsui
The exhibition features a section of the scrolls entitled "Birthday Celebration of Empress Dowager Chongqing", offering visitors glimpses of urban life in China more than two centuries ago.
The illustration reveals special architectural features and streets buzzing with boisterous hawkers amid vibrant shops and temples.
The occasion also displays old photos along the Victoria harbourfront and Haiphong Road. A rubbing zone is set up for the public to rub various blessing words and images onto a paper.